2016 International #Literacy Prizes award ceremony marks 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day

On the 50th anniversary of International Literacy Day, 8 September, the Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova will award this year’s UNESCO International Literacy Prizes to five innovative programmes from India, Senegal, South Africa, Thailand and Viet Nam. The awards, to be presented in a ceremony at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, are attributed to projects in line […]

Shreeranya Renewable India Private Limited

Shreeranya Renewable India is a scientific and educational start-up dedicated to exploring and recognizing the importance of renewable energy resources amidst climate change to protect environment and habitats, and helping the guardians of the future to understand, adopt, protect and implement renewable energy technologies and sustainable energy solutions in the day-to-day life. Our dedicated team […]

@UNESCO presents new finance model that could triple the availability of textbooks

A new study by UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring Report (GEM)* to be issued on 19 January proposes an economic model that would help reduce the cost of textbooks and increase their availability to students in schools around the world. According to the paper, Every Child Should Have a Textbook, centralized financing mechanisms could allow for a […]

Global Citizenship Education: Towards Globalizing Culture of Rights and Responsibilities

  Sudha Sreenivasa Reddy Eco Foundation for Sustainable Alternatives (EFSA) India Sudha179@gmail.com  – – Abstract: It is heartening to see more and more international debates about the gravity of the issues confronting humanity with unprecedented global social, political and ecological dangers. There are very few places on the planet, which are not in a state […]

Liberating the “Untouchables”

    By Jose kalathil kalathil.jose@gmail.com    . As the world celebrated the Toilet Day on 19 November, the world’s 2.3 billion people did not have reason to be merry, as they lacked private toilets. In India, they number 774 million. Among them, according to government, 11,000 are engaged in the centuries-old practice of physically removing human excrement from ‘dry’ […]

Report: #China’s green transformation holds key to @COP21 success: but what will #India do?

China’s commitment to climate change and low-carbon development is a major reason why the UN climate summit in Paris is likely to succeed, a report concludes. But another finds that questions remain about India’s carbon heavy development plans. [1] The first report, by chinadialogue and the Energy & Climate Intelligence Unit, concludes that one of […]

Book Review—A Jewel on a Silver Platter: Remembering Jiddu Krishnamurti

  Padmanabhan Krishna, Ph.D., a long standing member of the Theosophical Society, has written A Jewel on a Silver Platter: Remembering Jiddu Krishnamurti. The book is a collection of personal accounts about this modern spiritual teacher by the author and others who knew him well. Prof. Krishna not only is a trustee of the Krishnamurti […]

International Youth Day: Interview with Kailash Satyarthi, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize

 2014 Peace Nobel Award Kailash Satyarthi during his speech in the World Education Forum 2015 . Javier Collado Ruano: Dear Kailash Satyarthi, my name is Javier Collado-Ruano. I am working in Brazil as a professor in the University, and we have followed an approach with the nattier, indigenous people, and with poor people living in the […]

Youthful – The Mindful Natural Way for Each Life

Rashmi Chandran Natural Health and Environmental Research rashmichandran@gmail.com / http://drrashminaturallife.blogspot.in    . Abstract: Youthful is a blessing for any life. The beauty of youthful is its own innocence to live naturally connected with nature, to grow up with maturity, and to embody our mutual care and share. Youthful works its level best at all ages […]

Education Innovation Africa

  You’re invited! Education Innovation Africa 8 – 10 June 2015 | Visa Oshwal Centre | Nairobi | Kenya   Explore new development, improvement, investment and expansion opportunities within the private education sector at Education Innovation Africa, taking place on 8-10 June 2015 at the Visa Oshwal Centre in Nairobi, Kenya. Attended by senior leaders […]

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